28 May 2016
New Delhi: The government's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign is a way towards women empowerment, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said as he stressed on the importance of protecting and nurturing the girl child.
06 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said a nation is always empowered by its women. "Nation is always empowered by its women. It is she who nurtures a citizen as a mother, as a sister in his childhood, and later in the life as a wife. These empowered citizens eventually make an empowered country," PM Modi said addressing the National Women Legislators Conference here.
08 Sep 2015
Badal: Lauding the indomitable spirit of Punjabi girls, Union Minister Human Resource Development Smriti Irani exhorted them to play a proactive role in women empowerment at the national level.
10 Nov 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said women empowerment can take the state forward and a silent revolution was taking place in rural areas through Self Help Groups (SHGs) of which 50 per cent are managed by women.
05 Sep 2015
Patna: Jagran Pehel, a division of Shri Puranchandra Gupta Smarak Trust and Women Development Corporation (WDC), Government of Bihar signed an MOU to implement the fourth phase of the much popular women empowerment project Sapno Ko Chali Chooney, for the third consecutive time.
02 Sep 2014
Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stressed on the need for women's empowerment in the present-day world.
02 Aug 2014
Ahmedabad: Aimed at highlighting various issues concerning women, the Gujarat government on Friday launched the 'Women Empowerment Fortnight', which will be on till August 15.
27 Oct 2015
Mumbai: AN ardent advocate of women's empowerment, Vidya Balan brought cheer to Rajasthan's first female coolie, Manju, by taking up her back-breaking work for Saturday and handing her the money she made by carrying passengers' luggage and clicking pictures with onlookers. This initiative was part of a television show titled ' Mission Sapne'.
03 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut says the video "My Choice" must be appreciated for the effort towards promotion of women empowerment, but she is of the view that empowerment cannot happen by becoming sexists.
08 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Over 150 representatives from business, government, UN, civil society, and academia gathered today for India’s premier business event on gender equality- "Equality Means Business: Women’s Empowerment Principles in Practice.”